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Barry Hughart


USA flag (b.1934)

Barry Hughart is an American author of fantasy novels. Hughart was born in Peoria, Illinois, and educated at Phillips Academy and Columbia University. During military service in the Far East he developed a lifelong interest in China that led him to plan a series set in "an Ancient China that never was."
 
Awards
World Fantasy Best Novel winner (1985) : The Bridge of Birds
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Book winner (1986) : The Bridge of Birds